Tag: COVID-19
  • Domestic violence prevention during pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in global stay-at-home directives. This can place additional stress on family relationships, and can make existing negative situations worse. Keeping Airmen and their families safe is a critical priority for the Air Force during these challenging times. There are many resources available, such as Military One Source and national hotlines for domestic violence and suicide prevention.
  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers.
  • Whiteman Air Force Base temporarily closes Child Development Center and Youth Center

     **Editor's note: Update, March 28, 2020, 3 p.m.: Both facilities will remain closed until further notice to allow for thorough cleaning and public health assessments.**Whiteman Air Force Base officials are temporarily closing the Youth Center and Child Development Center pending the results of a COVID-19 test for a CDC employee. Both facilities
  • Whiteman Air Force Base elevates Health Protection Condition to Charlie

    Team Whiteman has directed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie, March 25, 2020, to combat the spread of COVID-19 across the Department of the Air Force and our local Missouri communities.Further restrictions and guidance may be issued to best protect the installation and mission and ensure the health of base personnel, families, and local
  • Second confirmed COVID-19 case at Whiteman Air Force Base

    There is a second confirmed, positive case of COVID-19 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The case was confirmed March 25, 2020, and involves an adult, military member assigned to the 131st Bomb Wing.Whiteman AFB remains at Health Protection Condition BRAVO. There are no immediate, additional restrictions in place; however, they may be